Tag Archives: open source tools

Handout: Tools for Enhancing Stories Visually

A handout for a session at the Kansas Collegiate Media conference in Wichita. You’ll find most of these tools elsewhere on this site. Ward Online Tools, 2013

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Resources for finding online tools

Web 2.0’s Top 1,000 List The search engine Web 2.0 created this interesting list of next-generation tools and websites. Via @lingsc.  

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Software for screencasting

Screencasting essentially means recording actions from a computer screen. One of the best pieces of software I’ve found for that is Camtasia, which sells for about $300. There are both Windows and Mac versions. On the KU campus, you can … Continue reading

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Software for digital storytelling

StoryMaking Software Includes lists of tools for audio editing, video editing, image editing, animation and other areas of digital storytelling.  

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Screen capture tools

A collection of tools for capturing images from a computer CloudShot A free download for PC. Allows capture of full screen or region. Also allows automatic upload of images to DropBox. —————————————————————————————————- DuckCapture I’m a big fan of SnagIt, but … Continue reading

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Chart and graph tools

Blender A free download. Available for Windows, Mac and Linux. ____________________________________________________________ Chart Gizmo Create charts and place them on a website. ____________________________________________________________ Chart Tool Allows creation of several types of graphs and charts, which can be downloaded in .png, .jpg, … Continue reading

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